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Economic insights into the CVS-Aetna deal

Fred McKinney |

There are two significant forces driving unprecedented changes in the market for health insurance, and the market for other consumer health products and services: technology and the prospect of...

Major policies opposed by businesses loom in Democrat-controlled legislature

Matt Pilon |

The 2019 legislative session could be a tough one for employers, as an emboldened Progressive Caucus plans to push for wage and benefit mandates, and higher taxes on the wealthy.

Access Health sees decline in black and Hispanic customer base


With just one week left in open enrollment, Access Health CT has seen overall high levels of customer engagement and turnout, but a decline in its black and Hispanic base, a health insurance exchange...

The Hartford, Liberty Mutual pledge $10.5M for crumbling foundations

Joe Cooper |

Additional funding is coming for Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations.

A day of pomp for Lamont, then the talent hunt resumes


Ned Lamont takes office as Connecticut's 89th governor this afternoon having settled on nominees for all but 10 of the 28 positions that are classified under state law as agency heads subject to...

Glastonbury's Smith Brothers expands into N.Y.

Joe Cooper |

Glastonbury-based insurance broker Smith Brothers has expanded its footprint with another acquisition in New York.

CT can be U.S. leader in curbing healthcare costs

Eric Galvin and Jess Kupec |

Health care is expensive in the Nutmeg State. The reasons are plentiful, but a more informed and better coordinated utilization of our current system could help lower healthcare costs and improve...

Florida brokerage acquires 3 CT insurance agencies

Joe Cooper |

A Florida-based insurance brokerage firm says it's acquired three Connecticut agencies, including one in Hartford's South end.

Travelers to manage Lyft's U.S. auto claims

Joe Cooper |

Property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. said it has been tapped to manage the U.S. auto insurance claims for California ridesharing company Lyft.

Report calls for changes to CT’s Medicaid program for children

Matt Pilon |

The percentage of Connecticut children who lack health insurance ticked up in 2017, following three years of consecutive declines.

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